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LEAD: Harold Ballard, the owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League and a man described by his team's fact book as ''one of the most loved and hated men in Canada,'' died yesterday in Toronto. He was 86 years old and had spent most of the last two years in and out of hospitals because of diabetes-related heart problems.
LEAD: Charles E. (Chad) Ballard, who was sentenced by a Indiana court to write a book after he accidentally killed his wife in 1982, died on Friday. He was 73 years old.
Donald Ballard Jones, a Trenton lawyer and preservationist, died on Saturday at his home in Sergeantsville, N.J. He was 83. The cause was a heart attack, his family said.
Ernesta Drinker Ballard, who saved Philadelphia Flower Show and transformed it from horticultural beauty show into spectacular international educational event, dies at age 85; photo (M)
BALLARD--John W. Passed away February 9, 2006 at home in Hightstown, NJ. A Memorial service will be held 11:30 AM, May 13, at Round Hill Church, 395 Round Hill Rd., Greenwich, CT.
The Canadian entrepreneur’s company became a bellwether in the use of hydrogen fuel cells to power cars and other vehicles.
Mr. Ballard was a Texas-born songwriter whose songs included the 1965 hit “The Game of Love” and Linda Ronstadt’s No. 1 single “You’re No Good” from 1975.
Mr. Ballard was a writer of dystopian, literary fiction whose novels and short stories of a contemporary society both expanded and defied the genre of science fiction.
Mr. Ballard helped introduce puppetry to the university curriculum.
Best known for the 1960s sitcom “The Mothers-in-Law,” she also had memorable turns in Broadway musicals and rode the nightclub circuit for years.
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A Hall of Fame defenseman for the Toronto Maple Leafs, he led the way for other European hockey players in the league.
Though his political career was brief, after storming to victory with a former Miss America by his side, he made millions after selling the fried chicken chain.
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